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Turkey’s Armenian schools struggle to survive

(Hurriyet Daily News)- Minority schools in Turkey, of which there are 24 currently, are struggling to survive. For Turkey’s Armenian community, the meager number of schools for their children is also a problem. With a population of 60,000 and 16 ...

Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks to support Children of Armenian Fund Gala

(Armradio)- The Children of Armenian Fund (COAF) will hold its 14th annual star-studded gala on December 16. This year’s event to be held in New York will be supported by a number of celebrities, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, ...

Chris Cornell honored with inaugural “Promise” Award from Human Rights Watch

(Armradio).-The Los Angeles Committee of Human Rights Watch presented its inaugural Promise Award to the song The Promise during the Voices for Justice Human Rights Watch Annual Dinner on November 14, 2017. The ...

NY Times: ‘Intent to Destroy’ shows that the Armenian past is not over

 “Intent to Destroy” is a call to remember the Armenian genocide victims, both for their sake and for our own, Ken Jaworowski writes in an article published by The New York Times. Joe Berlinger, the director, uses old footage of ...

Indiana Becomes 48th State to Recognize the Armenian Genocide

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb issued a powerful proclamation memorializing the Ottoman Turkish Empire’s centrally-planned and executed annihilation of close to three million Armenians, Greeks, Assyrians, and Syriacs, making ...

First photos of Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Der Zor after the liberation of the city

The first photos of Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Der Zor by journalist Ahmad Hamdush. On 21 September 2014, the memorial complex was blown up and destroyed by members of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Serj Tankian urges Armenia to “stay free and clear”of Monsanto

System of a Down rock band’s frontman and activist Serj Tankian called on Armenians to “stay free and clear” of Monsanto company, which is considered to be an international leader in plant biotechnologies. This was Tankian’s response to ...

ANCA-Sponsored Conference on Christians Prioritizes Justice for the Armenian Genocide

IMG. A portion of the IDC and ANCA advocates following over 400 Congressional meetings on spotlighting the plight of Christians in the Middle East and demanding justice for the Armenian Genocide (Photo: ANCA) WASHINGTON– Hundreds of Christ...

Armenian Genocide film “The Promise” screened in Damascus

(Armradio)- An open screening of the Armenian Genocide film “The Promise” was held at Al-Kindi Cinema in Damascus. Attending the event were Armenia’s Ambassador to Syria Arsahak Poladyan, Chairmperson of the Syria-Armenia Friendship Group in ...

Chris Bohjalian’s ‘The Flight Attendant’ to get a TV treatment

PanARMENIAN.Net - 'The Flight Attendant', an upcoming novel by American writer of Armenian origin Chris Bohjalianwill be adapted for television series. 'The Big Bang Theory' star Kaley Cuoco has launched a ...